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Getting Started

...in more ways than one.

This is my first post to the Carnival. My apologies for being so tardy. I thought I'd begin at the beginning, though, for those of you who have not yet "come over to the Dark Side" and purchased your first gun. I thought I'd tell you how I came to be a gun owner.

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Range Report: Baby 9 MMs: Kel-Tec P11 vs. Glock 26

With more states switching to "shall issue" carry permits, more citizens are carrying concealed weapons. Consequently there are more small guns on the market, and in larger calibers. This week I look at two baby 9 mms.

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Tennessee Handgun Carry Permits, Part I

Last year I got my Tennessee handgun carry permit. Part 1 describes what the class was like, along with a discussion of some of the legal and moral issues involved in using deadly force.

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ClipDraw and Saf-T-Blok Review - Part 2 at the range

I reviewed the ClipDraw and Saf-T-Blok earlier here. This is a follow up to that post:

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Magazine Spring Maintenance

With respect to magazines, there are two schools of thought for the care of the springs.

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The 5 Main Firing Positions For Rifle

To get all you can out of using a rifle you must be familiar with the 5 main positions.

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How does one properly (re)holster a weapon?

In response to a question posted at Wince and Nod I responded here. What follows is an amplified version.

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Range Report: Two .40 calibers - SIG P229 and Glock 23

SIG P229This week it's Switzerland vs. Austria in the battle of the forties.

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THE NEW GUN BUYER NEEDS TO FOCUS ON THE BASICS

It's the same in any hobby. People immerse themselves in it, find out everything that they can about every aspect, and soon it sounds like they're talking Greek to the novice.

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